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Strengthen Professional Communication Skills Workshop Series

Hone your professional communication skills through the Strengthen Professional Communication Skills Workshop Series. This four-part workshop series focuses on how to build stronger overall professional communication effectiveness and is offered through the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC). Elizabeth MacDonald, Communications Skills Advisor and Owner, The Verbal Edge, LLC, teaches each workshop and includes actionable items for attendees to use right away.


Each workshop in the series focuses on a different topic.


Strengthen Professional Communication Skills Workshop—Intentional Interactions: Tackle Difficult People with Tact

Overview

This workshop equips you with skills to confidently and respectfully initiate and/or take part in conversations you may normally avoid.

What you will learn

  • How to diplomatically, assertively, and successfully approach aggressive people
  • Words, phrases, and demeanor that neutralize potentially challenging situations
  • How to decrease gossip in the workplace
  • How to professionally say “no”

Who should attend

Professionals who want to:

  • amass skills to professionally and assertively approach, connect with, and/or confront difficult people in the work place
  • contribute to making the office/workplace a safe place to ask for assistance with projects, state ideas, disagree, give feedback, and collaborate

Date, Time: Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 7:30-9:00 a.m.

Place: The NIIC Cole Auditorium

Workshop Leader: Elizabeth MacDonald, The Verbal Edge, LLC

Agenda:

7:30-8 a.m. Breakfast/Networking

8-8:05 Kickoff/Introduction

8:05-8:45 Program

8:45-8:55 Q&A

8:55 Survey

9 a.m. Adjourn

Light breakfast will be provided courtesy of WEOC

Registration is required. There is no cost to attend this workshop, sponsored by the WEOC.



WEOC serves women entrepreneurs at all stages of their business ventures. Strategically located at The NIIC, it is one of two Small Business Administration (SBA) designated women’s business centers in Indiana.

WEOC is funded, in part, through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. SBA. The NIIC serves as its host organization and provides WEOC with matching funds required by U.S. SBA and supplemental technical support and resources.





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